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Practical Nursing

Hours

Day Program
1350 hours / 45 weeks / 13 months

Night Program
1350 hours / 62 weeks / 17 months

Class Schedule

Cost

Tuition is approximately $4,752.00 plus books and fees

Testing Requirements

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)

Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)

Reading: 617
Math: 657
Language: 631

GED/High School Diploma Required

Test Center

Location

FCTC Main Campus (St. Augustine)

OVERVIEW

Provide vital patient care including medication administration and assisting with medical and surgical procedures

Evaluate patients’ physical and mental wellbeing as a member of the professional team of nurses and physicians

Assess and implement a nursing care plan and properly document procedures

CAREER FOCUS
Prepared for licensure, immediate employment and further education

WHAT YOU'll LEARN

Instruction

Program Overview:

  • Care for medical-surgical, oncology patients
  • Communication skills
  • Geriatric care
  • HIV/AIDS education
  • Human growth & development
  • Legal & ethics responsibilities
  • Mental health concepts
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacology & administration of medications
  • Rehabilitation basics
  • Unpaid clinical experience
  • Unpaid preceptor rotation

 

APPLICATION & LINKS

Practical Nursing
OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length Hours
A PRN0098 Practical Nursing Foundations 1 300
PRN0099 Practical Nursing Foundations 2 300
PRN0290 Medical Surgical Nursing 1 300
PRN0291 Medical Surgical Nursing 2 300
 B PRN0690 Comprehensive Nursing and Transitional Skills 150

 

Industry Certifications

  • NCLEX-PN Exam

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Doctor offices
  • Home health
  • Hospice
  • Hospitals
  • Health Department
  • Nursing Homes
  • Walk-in clinics

OUR NUMBERS

Discover how First Coast Technical College prepares students for the Health Sciences industry.

63%
Completion Rate*
91%
PLACEMENT Rate*
93%
Licensure

Based upon the 2017 Council on Occupational Education Annual Report for 2015-2016.

Steps to Enroll

Step 1‐ Attend a Program Information Session & Tour

Step 2‐ Apply for Federal Student Aid

Step 3‐ Gather Needed Documents

Step 4‐ Register for Classes

Instructor / Contact

Name: Debbie Warren
Email: [email protected]
Phone:  (904) 547-3471

Name: Deonna Mullins
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (904) 547-3470

Name: Lynn Spain
Email:  [email protected]
Phone: (904) 547-3470

Are you ready to jumpstart your career?